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Child Psychology Minor

College of Liberal Arts - Adm
College of Liberal Arts
  • Program Type: Undergraduate minor related to major
  • Requirements for this program are current for Spring 2012
  • Required credits in this minor: 16
Child psychology deals with behavioral development from the prenatal period to maturity in the areas of cognition, ethology, genetics, language, learning, perception, and social behavior.
Program Delivery
This program is available:
  • via classroom (the majority of instruction is face-to-face)
Admission Requirements
Students must complete 1 courses before admission to the program.
For information about University of Minnesota admission requirements, visit the Office of Admissions website.
Required prerequisites
Preparatory Courses
PSTL 1281 - Principles of Psychology [SOCS] (4.0 cr)
or PSY 1001 - Introduction to Psychology [SOCS] (4.0 cr)
CPSY 2301 - Introductory Child Psychology (4.0 cr)
or CPSY 3301 - Introductory Child Psychology for Social Sciences (4.0 cr)
Minor Requirements
Minor Courses
Take CPSY 3308, two courses in child psychological development, and an elective course at 3xxx or above.
CPSY 3308W - Introduction to Research Methods in Child Psychology [WI] (4.0 cr)
Take 2 or more course(s) from the following:
· CPSY 4329 - Biological Foundations of Development (3.0 cr)
· CPSY 4331 - Social and Personality Development (3.0 cr)
· CPSY 4343 - Cognitive Development (3.0 cr)
Take 4 or more credit(s) from the following:
· CPSY 3xxx
· CPSY 4xxx
· CPSY 5xxx
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